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Have a tiger-rific New Year at Resorts World Sentosa

No matter what your plans are for the upcoming Chinese New Year, Resorts World Sentosa is all set to make sure you’re well taken care of during the festive season.

Craving a quiet, pampering staycation to lift the spirits and recharge after a hectic year-end? Take your pick from the myriad of luxurious accommodation packages at Hotel Michael and Equarius Hotel. Shortlisting restaurants for a joyous reunion meal? Consider the recommendations ahead, which includes takeaway and gifting options should you prefer to hunker down at home and do the minimum.

Read on for fuss-free Chinese New Year 2022 with Resorts World Sentosa:

Staycation: Sumptuous Spring Stay-In

Feng Shui Inn’s yu sheng

Have an intimate reunion dinner with loved ones while on a staycation with the two-day-one-night Sumptuous Spring Stay-In that checks you into Hotel Michael, a captivating art-filled property with a gallery-like ambience, or the eco-luxurious Equarius Hotel that offers breathtaking panoramic views of its surrounding nature. The package includes a generous $208 dining voucher for celebrations at renowned Chinese restaurants Feng Shui Inn, Tung Lok Heen, Paradise Classic and Putien. Of course, there’s also breakfast for two, as well as a complimentary gift from the restaurant of your choice.

Staycation: Universal Studios Singapore Stay and Bond

Tang yuan, or glutinous rice balls, are eaten during festivals and celebrations to symbolise happiness and family togetherness. Learn how to make the traditional delicacy and mould them into auspicious and adorable designs at a cooking workshop, included in the Universal Studios Singapore Stay and Bond package. On top of a one-night stay in a Deluxe Room at Hotel Michael or Equarius Hotel, the staycation experience also includes breakfast for two, two Universal Studios Singapore adult dated one-day tickets, retail vouchers and F&B vouchers to ensure maximum fun.

Staycation: High Tea in the Deep Sea – Auspicious Edition package

Ocean Restaurant’s underwater dining experience High Tea in the Deep Sea is back by popular demand with an Auspicious Edition that features a 12-item menu put together by Feng Shui Inn’s executive chef Li Kwok Kwong and Resorts World Sentosa’s executive pastry chef Kenny Kong. To celebrate the Year of the Tiger, the savoury bites and sweet treats are crafted with premium ingredients that carry symbolic meanings, such as steamed siew mai with abalone to represent fortune, a Canadian lobster kueh pie tee to signify luck and a refreshing imperial coconut with osmanthus and bird’s nest for flourishing relationships.

Elevate this special afternoon tea with an all-inclusive two-day-one-night staycation package at Hotel Michael or Equarius Hotel, which also comes with breakfast for two, two S.E.A. Aquarium dated one-day tickets and the Behind The Panel tour at S.E.A. Aquarium for two. The family-friendly guided tour offers an inside look at how aquarists care for marine life, and can also be bundled with High Tea in the Deep Sea – Auspicious Edition experience.

Visit Resorts World Sentosa’s website for reservations and orders. Terms and conditions apply. Book the High Tea in the Deep Sea – Auspicious Edition at Ocean Restaurant here.

Reunion: Feng Shui Inn

Newly located at Equarius Hotel, the acclaimed Chinese restaurant Feng Shui Inn is ushering in the New Year with a pop-up dinner event, A Bountiful Reunion by Feng Shui Inn, featuring lavish festive set menus with auspicious creations that spell abundance, prosperity and wellness. Highlights include a yu sheng with smoked salmon, amber walnut, crystal iceplant and yuzu dressing, irresistible crispy suckling pig and wok-fried glutinous rice with Chinese sausage. Splendid spreads aside, the beautiful rainforest-themed interior with a tranquil ambience presents a welcome respite from the city’s buzz.

Reunion: Syun

Syun’s Simmered Whole Abalone with Kabura Turnip

The expression “年年有余” (pronounced “nian nian you yu”) is commonly used during Chinese New Year to wish others a year of abundance and surplus. Syun, known for its contemporary “nouvelle” Japanese cuisine, is taking the traditional greeting very seriously with a festive menu full of exquisite seafood. Your reunion feast begins with the Syun style special yu sheng featuring fresh seasonal fish from Toyosu Market and zesty sesame ponzu sauce, followed by your choice of mains, which includes luxurious dishes like simmered whole abalone with kabura turnip and a flavourful sauteed spiny lobster with creamy yuzu butter uni sauce.

Reunion: Osia Steak and Seafood Grill

Osia Steak and Seafood Grill’s Grilled Turbot

Go off the beaten path this year with a non-Chinese reunion lunch or dinner. While unconventional, Osia Steak and Seafood Grill’s Lunar New Year spread comprises dishes that also herald prosperity, abundance and auspiciousness, like the Big Fish sharing platters featuring fresh whole fish grilled on lava stone or roasted in a stone hearth oven. Couples can consider the deep and smoky grilled Chatham Island blue cod with roasted butternut and watercress salad, or the grilled turbot with bacon ratte potato, rocket salad and béarnaise sauce. The oven-roasted one-kg Australian wild john dory with grilled lemon, green beans and chimichurri is great for sharing amongst a larger group.

Make your bookings at Resorts World Sentosa’s website or email dining@rwsentosa.com. Phone reservations can also be made to (65) 6577 6688. 

Takeaway: Feng Shui Inn

Feng Shui Inn’s pen cai

Impress your guests with felicitous treats such as carrot cake with conpoy and Chinese sausage, golden nian gao roll with custard and golden ingots coconut nian gao. Complete your at-home reunion table with the restaurant’s extravagant pen cai and yu sheng plates, which come with Hokkaido scallops with black truffle sauce or lobster and smoked salmon with yuzu sauce.

Gifting: Hampers

Feng Shui Inn’s Premium Hamper

Feng Shui Inn also has you covered for hamper gifting as well with a Deluxe and a Premium edition. The former is filled with delicacies like an “Emperor” 3-head braised abalone, bird’s nest with ginseng, hashima, fish maw, chicken essence, as well as a Santa Margherita Prosecco and a Rawson’s Retreat Private Release Shiraz Cabernet. The Premium Hamper is even more decadent with a 2-head Pacific abalone, a 10-head abalone, bird’s nest, dried Hokkaido scallops, Ningxia wolfberries, American wild ginseng, the award-winning Dalmore 12-years-old single malt Scotch whisky and a bottle of Clarendelle Rouge by Haut Brion.

Gifting: Festive goodies

Eight Treasures “Fatt Choy” Golden Chocolate Pineapple

What is Chinese New Year without pineapple tarts, love letters, hei bee hiam rolls and walnut cookies? Get these festive mainstays from Resorts World Sentosa delivered to loved ones and yourself. If you’re up for some fancy schmancy creations, the limited edition Eight Treasures “Fatt Choy” Golden Chocolate Pineapple won’t disappoint. Skilfully prepared by chef Kenny Kong, the epic chocolate pineapple is decorated with 22C gold flakes and weighs an exact 1,888 grams. Other uniquely handcrafted pastries and sweets include a prosperity mandarin orange truffle flower pot, gula melaka yuzu pineapple tart and Asian nougat with Chinese hawthorn fruit, dried mango, dried pineapple and melon seeds.

Pre-order Resorts World Sentosa’s range of Chinese New Year goodies, yu sheng and hampers online by 9 February 2022.

Crystal Lee

Prestige Singapore's Managing Editor wonders if she's better with words or numbers. Some days she thinks she's terrible at both. But most of the time, she's pretty good at eating, drinking, admiring beautiful things, and exploring new worlds.

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